Tuesday, November 17, 2015

“Fast and Furious” get prequels and spin-offs – BBC

movie series “Fast and Furious” could turn into a full-fledged cinematic universe like the one created for its studio Marvel superheroes and which now become “Star Wars.” Actor and producer Vin Diesel told Variety, that the creators of the franchise team of car racing and related Kriminale develops prequels and spin-offs. That’s not counting the eighth part, the output of which is scheduled for 2017, and its two sequels, which together make a complete trilogy.

«We wrote the storylines for different characters in the series. We have long played with them, because it is very rich world and we wanted to do everything at the highest level “, – said Vin Diesel.

He did not name the heroes of” Fast and the Furious, “which will have its own films, but still half a year back in March 2015, Dwayne Johnson (who played in the fifth, sixth and seventh series Special Agent Luke Hobbs) let slip that his character could become a hero of their own action movie.

first the movie “Fast and the Furious” came out in 2001, but now the franchise consists of seven parts.

The main characters in almost all the series have been working undercover cop Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) and strit- racer Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel). While working on the seventh film Walker was killed; because of this tragic event has been altered the script to complete shooting helped the brothers and actor technology CGI.

Franchise “Fast and the Furious” and up to the seventh part of the project was the most profitable company Universal, and now it is totally out of the competition. General duties of all series up nearly $ 4 billion, and “Fast and Furious 7″ has become one of the leading rental 2015 with $ 1.515 billion revenues (with a budget of $ 190 million).

Of course, at Universal idea of ​​expanding the franchise support, but it seems that at this stage – quite carefully. President Donna Langley, the studio has confirmed that negotiations on this were carried out, and the ensemble cast and the plot allow more.

A good experience Marvel Studios to create kinovselennoy with through the characters are trying to use many. Warner Bros, for example, is going to do something similar to Batman and other heroes of DC Comics, 20th Century Fox – the X-Men, Sony wanted to promote Spider-Man (who eventually did return to the Marvel world). By all accounts, the best chance of rivalry with Marvel at the famous “Star Wars”, which in a few years acquire biopic Han Solo and other popular characters.

Actually, even Universal is trying to unite its iconic characters – Dracula, Franknshteyna, Mummy and vampire hunter Van Helsing – into a coherent whole.

But, apparently, the “Fast and the Furious,” the potential is greater than that of the heroes of horror films . However, if the various spin-offs a long way off, the eighth film franchise is in the works. Picture nakonets poluchila- the director who became F. Gary Gray, known for his thriller “The Italian Job” with Mark Wahlberg and recent biopic rap NWA Team “Voice of the streets».

Vin Diesel will play again in the eighth movie Dominica; return to the franchise, Jason Staten, Dwayne Johnson and Kurt Russell.

The character, played by Paul Walker, also appeared in eight “Fast and the Furious”; But, as vice president of NBCUniversal Ron Meyer, Walker will not be an actor in this film.

«It will still be” Fast & Furious, “but there will be no sex”, – concluded Meyer.


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